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How to retrieve the Azure VM resource group using PowerShell?

Chirag Nagrekar

Chirag Nagrekar

Updated on 17-May-2021 12:06:52

To retrieve the azure VM resource group using PowerShell, we first need to retrieve the Azure VM details using Get-AZVm and then we can use its property called ResourceGroup.Before getting the details of the Azure VM, make sure that you are connected to the Azure Account using the Connect-AzAccount command.In ... Read More

How to eject the USB device from the system using PowerShell?

Chirag Nagrekar

Chirag Nagrekar

Updated on 17-May-2021 12:05:55

To eject the USB device from the system, we first need to get the USB device using PowerShell. WMI class Win32_Volume will help us to find the USB device.We know that all removal devices using the DriveType '2'. So we will filter out the USB device among the listed devices.PS ... Read More

How to check if the USB device is connected to the system using PowerShell?

Chirag Nagrekar

Chirag Nagrekar

Updated on 17-May-2021 12:01:49

To retrieve the USB-connected devices using Powershell, we need to retrieve all the drives using the WMI object or CIM Instance and need to filter the win32_diskdrive class with the USB as shown below.So basically, USB devices and other removable devices have the drivetype '2'. You can search with the ... Read More

How to get the Azure VM DNS name using PowerShell?

Chirag Nagrekar

Chirag Nagrekar

Updated on 28-Apr-2021 13:46:01

We can find the DNS name of the VM from the Azure Portal as shown below from the Azure VM Overview tab.This DNS setting is associated with the Public IP address. To retrieve the DNS settings we first need to retrieve the Public IP details. For this example, suppose we ... Read More

How to retrieve the Azure VM vNet name using PowerShell?

Chirag Nagrekar

Chirag Nagrekar

Updated on 28-Apr-2021 13:45:09

To retrieve the Azure Virtual Network (vNet) or subnet name, we need the first name of the network interface of the VM. Below is the command to retrieve the name of the network interface.$vm = Get-AzVM -VMName Testmachine2k16TestMachine2k16 is the Azure VM name. Assuming this VM has a single NIC ... Read More

How to retrieve the Azure VM NIC name using PowerShell?

Chirag Nagrekar

Chirag Nagrekar

Updated on 28-Apr-2021 13:44:45

To retrieve the Azure VM NIC using PowerShell, we need to first get the VM details. For this example, we have the VM name “TestMachine2k16”. To retrieve the VM details use the Get-AzVM command but before that make sure you are connected to the Azure Account using PowerShell session.PS C:\> ... Read More

How to install the MSI package using PowerShell DSC?

Chirag Nagrekar

Chirag Nagrekar

Updated on 28-Apr-2021 13:43:36

To install the MSI package using DSC, we need to use the DSC resource “Package”. Let see which properties are available for this resource.PS C:\> Get-DscResource -Name Package | Select -ExpandProperty Properties Name PropertyType IsMandatory Values ---- ------------ ----------- ------ Name [string] True {} Path [string] True {} ProductId ... Read More

How to install the MSI file using PowerShell?

Chirag Nagrekar

Chirag Nagrekar

Updated on 28-Apr-2021 13:43:09

To install the MSI file with PowerShell, we can use cmdlet Start-Process.Let say we want to install the 7ZIP MSI file on the local computer and we have downloaded and stored the source file on the C:\temp location. Once we run the below command it will start the MSI installation.Start-Process ... Read More

How to get the IIS Application Pool names using PowerShell?

Chirag Nagrekar

Chirag Nagrekar

Updated on 28-Apr-2021 13:39:35

To get the IIS application pool names using PowerShell, you need to use the IIS PSDrive but for that, we need the IIS PowerShell module WebAdministration or IISAdministration on the server we are running the command.If the WebAdministration module is already installed, use the below command to import the module.Import-Module ... Read More

How to get all the user profiles on the System using PowerShell?

Chirag Nagrekar

Chirag Nagrekar

Updated on 28-Apr-2021 13:39:13

All the new user profiles are created on the windows system at the path, 'HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\ProfileList\'To retrieve all the user profiles, we can usegci 'HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\ProfileList\' | ForEach-Object { $_.GetValue('ProfileImagePath') }ProfileImagePath property shows the location of the user profiles.Another way to retrieve the User Profile is using WMI.PS C:\> gwmi ... Read More

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